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Surgical Gallery

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Choose from 57 pictures in our Surgical collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Sphagnum moss manufactured for surgical dressings, WW1 Featured Print

Sphagnum moss manufactured for surgical dressings, WW1

Page from The War Budget reporting on the use of sphagnum moss, harvested in peat bogs, and processed into antiseptic surgical dressings during the First World War. The photographs were taken at the works of Messrs Ridpath, Brown & Co (though there is no information about where this is located). First picture shows the moss going through sublimation in a trough. The next shows girls shaping the moss in readiness for compression in a 500-ton press into a sheet of 'synthetic' cotton wool. Date: 1915

© Mary Evans Picture Library

MORTON, William Thomas Green (1819-1868). American Featured Print

MORTON, William Thomas Green (1819-1868). American

MORTON, William Thomas Green (1819-1868). American dentist that considered himself as the inventor and revealer of the use of ether for surgical anesthesia. First use of sulfuric ether inhaled as anesthetic in the removal of a tumor. Demonstration of Morton at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on October 16, 1846. Illustration by Burgun in 'Les merveilles de la science ou description populaire des inventions modernes' by Louis Figuier. Paris. 1868. Engraving.

© Iberfoto/Mary Evans

Malta - St Patricks Convalescent Camp - WWI Featured Print

Malta - St Patricks Convalescent Camp - WWI

Malta - St Patrick's Convalescent Camp. The caption (written by a soldier recoving at the camp) detais various tents as the Y.M.C.A, the Cookhouse and the Surgical Ward. Malta was not on the front line of World War I (unlike World War II) but did participate in many ways nevertheless. Malta was known as the 'Nurse of the Mediterranean' due to its role of caring for wounded soldiers (British, Australian and other Allied) from Turkey & Greece. To begin with it was a rest and rehabilitation station but quickly progressed into caring and treating the worst wounds soldiers and sailors were receiving especially after the horrific disaster of the Gallipoli landings during the Dardanelles Campaign. Date: circa 1917

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection